Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
wherever there is a man of blameless life, true to his one wife, having children who are themselves believers and are free from every reproach of profligacy or of stubborn self-will.
1 Timothy 3:10
And they must also be well-tried men, and when found to be of unblemished character then let them serve as deacons.
They were both of them upright before God, blamelessly obeying all the Lord's precepts and ordinances.
so that you may always prove yourselves to be blameless and spotless--irreproachable children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you are seen as heavenly lights in the world,
1 Timothy 4:3
forbidding people to marry, and insisting on abstinence from foods which God has created to be partaken of, with thankfulness, by those who believe and have a clear knowledge of the truth.
1 Timothy 5:9
No widow is to be put on the roll who is under sixty years of age.
For we have, all alike, become sharers with Christ, if we really hold our first confidence firm to the End;
1 Peter 4:7
But the end of all things is now close at hand: therefore be sober-minded and temperate, so that you may give yourselves to prayer.
1 Peter 5:8
Curb every passion, and be on the alert. Your great accuser, the Devil, is going about like a roaring lion to see whom he can devour.
Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.
but hospitable to strangers, a lover of goodness, sober-minded, upright, saintly, self-controlled;
Do not neglect to show kindness to strangers; for, in this way, some, without knowing it, have had angels as their guests.
1 Peter 4:9
Extend ungrudging hospitality towards one another.
2 Timothy 2:24
and a bondservant of the Lord must not quarrel, but must be inoffensive towards all men, a skilful teacher, and patient under wrongs.
1 Timothy 3:12
A deacon must be true to his one wife, and rule his children and his own household wisely and well.